The Roadhouse

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  • Friday 5-7pm
Genre: 
Arts & Culture Interviews & Live Music
This program officially starts the weekend along the North Shore and across the North Woods. Hosts Buck Benson & Dick Swanson and producer Ann Possis provide two hours packed with insightful interviews,  weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse!
 
Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

 


 
What's On:
Eric Lugosch

Fingerstyle guitar masters visit the Roadhouse

Matthew and Deb get a live in-studio performance from Eric Lugosch of Chicago and Phil Heywood of Minneapolis.


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Exploring the flavors and food masters of Lake Superior

Deb and Matthew speak with author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, who have just published a new book "Lake Superior Tastes: A Field Guide to Food and Drink Along the North Shore"


 
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Grand Marais becomes latest MN GreenStep city

Deb and Matthew are joined by George Wilkes, GM co-chair of MN Greenstep Cities, to talk about the program and what it means for changing Grand Marais towards sustainability.


Ginny Sims

New artist in residence at Grand Marais Art Colony

Ginny Sims, a potter, is the new artist in residence at the Art Colony in Grand Marais. She will be working and living at the colony for the next two weeks.


 
Sarah Laskow

Why we love online quizzes

Versatile New York-based freelance writ


 
Bald eagle on the DNR's eagle cam

DNR's eagle webcam enters a second year with success

Buck and Ann speak with Lori Naumann, Information Director of non-game wildlife with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, about the DNR's webcam documenting the lives of two bald eagles


Kenneth Newhams, founder of Duluth Shipping News

Duluth Shipping News founder weighs in on winter and troubled ships

Buck talks with Kenneth Neuhams, the founder and publisher of the Duluth Shipping News.


 
Kurt Carlson of Georgetown University

Study finds three reasons are more persuasive than four

Ann Possis speaks with Kurt Carlson, Professor of Marketing at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and blogger for Psychology Today, about his new study which finds that the number three is


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The Clearwater Hot Club brings gypsy jazz to The Roadhouse

Buck & Dick welcomed the Clearwater Hot Club to Studio A March 21 for some hot jazz on a cold night. The band is Sam Miltich, Matthew Miltich, Mike Miller & Gary Schulte. They were in town to perform at the DuLutsen Music & Ski Festival at Lutsen Mountain.